Documentary

KLITSCHKO, boxing documentary from 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, Opens in NYC on October 21

KLITSCHKO, boxing documentary from 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, Opens in NYC on October 21

KLITSCHKO, a documentary directed by Sebastian Dehnhardt, which had its World Premiere at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival will open in New York at Cinema Village on Friday, October 21, and in Los Angeles at the end of October.  Many other cities will follow. Corinth Releasing is proud to present the US Theatrical premiere of KLITSCHKO, a documentary directed by Sebastian Dehnhardt.   KLITSCHKO had its World Premiere at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival to critical […]

Elton John Documentary ‘The Union’ to debut on HBO in Jan. 2012

Elton John Documentary ‘The Union’ to debut on HBO in Jan. 2012

The Elton John documentary film, THE UNION, had its world premiere as the opening night selection at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, will debut on HBO in Jan. 2012. Directed by Cameron Crowe (“Almost Famous,” “Jerry Maguire”), THE UNION takes an unprecedented look at the creative life of Elton John and his remarkable collaborative album with his early-career idol, Leon Russell, produced by award-winning music producer T Bone Burnett.  Never before filmed in his composing […]

Taking Love On The Road, Director David Meiklejohn discusses his new documentary “My Heart Is An Idiot”

Taking Love On The Road, Director David Meiklejohn discusses his new documentary “My Heart Is An Idiot”

“My Heart Is An Idiot” is a new documentary about love that spans two years and over a hundred cities. The film captures the road-tripping lifestyle of Davy Rothbart (creator of “FOUND Magazine,” “This American Life” contributor, author of “The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas”) who looks for love in all the right places, and in all the wrong ways. The film climbs into the tour van, as Davy tours North America promoting his magazine […]

Documentary about punk rock fathers, The Other F Word, in theatres this Fall 2011

Documentary about punk rock fathers, The Other F Word, in theatres this Fall 2011

The documentary movie about punk rock fathers, The Other F Word, which asks the question ‘What happens when a generation’s ultimate anti-authoritarians — punk rockers — become society’s ultimate authorities — dads?‘ is headed to theaters and cable tv, reports The Hollywood Report. Oscilloscope Laboratories will release the film in Fall 2011 and Showtime plan to broadcast the film in 2012. Directed by Andrea Blaugrund Nevins, “The Other F Word ” premiered at the 2011 SXSW […]

ONE LUCKY ELEPHANT – documentary film will open in NYC on June 8; and in LA on June 24

ONE LUCKY ELEPHANT – documentary film will open in NYC on June 8; and in LA on June 24

ONE LUCKY ELEPHANT, a documentary film directed by Lisa Leeman and produced by Cristina Colissimo and Jordana Jordana Glick-Franzheim will open at Film Forum in NYC on Wednesday, June 8 and at Laemmle Theaters in LA on Friday, June 24. Ten years in the making, this poignant, compelling saga of Flora the Circus Elephant has screened to enthusiastic audience and critical reception at numerous international film festivals, winning Best Editing Award at the Woodstock Film Festival. […]

‘Queen of the Sun’ documentary opens in NY on June 10 and in LA on June 17

‘Queen of the Sun’ documentary opens in NY on June 10 and in LA on June 17

QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us?, the award winning documentary by Taggart Siegel, (director of “The Real Dirt on Farmer John”).  QUEEN OF THE SUN will open at Cinema Village in New York on Friday, June 10, and at Laemmle Theaters in Los Angeles on Friday, June 17.  Many other cities will follow. QUEEN OF THE SUN is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis. Taking us on a journey through the […]

Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal’s new documentary opens to lukewarm Box Office

Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal’s new documentary opens to lukewarm Box Office

Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal’s new documentary Exporting Raymond opened over the weekend and grossed an estimated $36,010 from 13 theaters in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and other markets for a location average of $2,770 reports THR. Directed by, written by and starring Phil Rosenthal, the synopsis: Phil Rosenthal created one of the most successful sitcoms of all-time, “Everybody Loves Raymond.” He was a bona-fide expert in his craft. And then…. the Russians […]

A Tribe Called Quest Documentary Announces Theatrical Release Dates

A Tribe Called Quest Documentary Announces Theatrical Release Dates

Michael Rapaport’s documentary on hip-hop legends A Tribe Called Quest, “Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest” will first open July 8 in New York City and Los Angeles and then on to  another 32 cities reports Billboard. “Beats, Rhymes & Life” will play San Francisco, Chicago and Washington, D.C., on its second week, San Diego, Boston, Philadelphia, Minneapolis and Atlanta beginning July 22.  The screening run wraps on August 12 […]

Documentary on world’s only comedic, singing, yodeling lesbian twin sisters opens in NYC on May 13

Documentary on world’s only comedic, singing, yodeling lesbian twin sisters opens in NYC on May 13

The Topp Twins: Untouchable a documentary by Leanne Pooley opens in NYC at Cinema Village on May 13, 2011.  Winner of numerous awards, including Best Feature Documentary at New York’s NewFest 2010, Freedom Award at 2010 Outfest,  and the Cadillac People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival 2009  ‘The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls’ tells the story of the world’s only comedic, singing, yodeling lesbian twin sisters, Lynda and Jools Topp, whose political activism and unique brand […]

Lost in Buenos Aires to Premiere at Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

Lost in Buenos Aires to Premiere at Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

“Lost in Buenos Aires,” an independent documentary fiction film by Michael Solton and Carlos Asseph, will premiere at the Myrtle Beach International Film Festival, South Carolina on April 20th. Shot in both Hollywood and Buenos Aires with direct sound, no artificial lightning, and non-professional actors; “Lost in Buenos Aires,” a full feature mockumentary film, is a spoof on the American relentless pursuit of happiness and oneself. Mike Dalton, the owner of a restaurant and online travel […]

Kings Of Leon’s Pentecostal Past To Premiere At Tribeca | Trailer

Kings Of Leon’s Pentecostal Past To Premiere At Tribeca | Trailer

The Kings Of Leon’s Pentecostal background is featured in a new documentary, which will premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The new film “”Talihina Sky” Kings of Leon” shows never-before-seen home video footage of brothers Nathan, Caleb and Jared Followill surprisingly growing up in rural Tennessee and being the sons of a Pentecostal preacher. The documentary film features an interview with the Followills’ preacher dad, who admits he still struggles with […]

BLANK CITY opens today, April 6, in New York City | Trailer

BLANK CITY opens today, April 6, in New York City | Trailer

BLANK CITY opens today, April 6, in New York City. The film documents the No Wave film movement of the 70’s and 80’s in New York City  where the likes of Steve Buscemi, Jim Jarmusch and John Waters got their start. BLANK CITY tells the long-overdue tale of the motley crew of renegade filmmakers that emerged from an economically bankrupt and dangerous period of New York history.  It’s a fascinating look at the way this […]

Sundance Film Festival 2011 documentary, REBIRTH in Theatres, August 2011

Sundance Film Festival 2011 documentary, REBIRTH in Theatres, August 2011

The Sundance Film Festival 2011 documentary, REBIRTH, directed by Jim Whitaker was acquired and will be released by Oscilloscope Laboratories and Showtime Networks. Oscilloscope will release REBIRTH in theatres in August 2011. SHOWTIME will broadcast REBIRTH on the 10th anniversary of the events of September 11th. Oscilloscope Laboratories and Showtime Networks Inc. announced today their acquisition of the widely lauded Sundance Film Festival 2011 documentary, REBIRTH, directed by Jim Whitaker. The result of a filmmaking […]

3D documentary PINA to be released in US by Sundance Selects | Trailer

3D documentary PINA to be released in US by Sundance Selects | Trailer

The 3D documentary PINA which world-premiered at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival will be distributed in the US by Sundance Selects, a sister division to IFC Films. Directed by Wim Wenders’ (WINGS OF DESIRE, BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB), PINA is an in-depth look into the work of iconic dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch. Dancer Pina Bausch is legendary. As celebrated as Isadora Duncan and Martha Graham, she transformed the language of dance. Designed to ignite […]

Ozzy Osbourne going Indie?!

Ozzy Osbourne going Indie?!

“God Bless Ozzy Osbourne” will debut at this year’s Tribeca Flim Festival. The film is a documentary about Ozzy’s life and times, and is said to be “an intimate documentary that delves deep into the life of music icon Ozzy Osbourne. A sober Ozzy has reached a point of clarity as he looks back on a lifetime of unparalleled success, misdiagnosed disease, unrelenting fear and a recurring dependency on drugs and alcohol. This is a […]

Sony Picture Classics to Release ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ documentary from 2011 Sundance Film Festival

Sony Picture Classics to Release ‘A Tribe Called Quest’ documentary from 2011 Sundance Film Festival

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the Michael Rapaport’s documentary BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST about the rap group  group A Tribe Called Quest which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The documentary film had generated some controversy when Q-Tip, a member of the group, expressed his non-support for the film. However, early reviews of the film from the Sundance Film Festival were fairly positive. No release date […]

HBO to show Harry Belafonte Documentary ‘Sing Your Song’ from 2011 Sundance Film Festival

HBO to show Harry Belafonte Documentary ‘Sing Your Song’ from 2011 Sundance Film Festival

HBO has picked up the U.S. TV rights for, SING YOUR SONG, filmmaker Susanne Rostock (“The Long Way Home,”) documentary on the life of Harry Belafonte. The documentary will debut in Fall 2011, exclusively on HBO. Inspired by singer and actor Paul Robeson, Belafonte rose to fame as a singer, despite trying tours across a segregated country and his provocative crossover into mainstream Hollywood. Belafonte’s groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rights movement, while impacting […]

‘The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls’ documentary to open in NY on May 13

‘The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls’ documentary to open in NY on May 13

‘The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls’  a documentary by Leanne Pooley will open in New York at Cinema Village on May 13. Winner of numerous awards, including Best Feature Documentary at New York’s NewFest 2010 and the Cadillac People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival 2009  ‘The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls’ tells the story of the world’s only comedic, singing, yodeling lesbian twin sisters, Lynda and Jools Topp. Argot Pictures is proud to present the US theatrical release of  ‘The […]

Zeitgeist Films to release documentary “Something Ventured”

Zeitgeist Films to release documentary “Something Ventured”

Zeitgeist Films has just acquired Miralan Productions’ SOMETHING VENTURED which looks at the early investors behind the revolutionary technology that created companies like Apple, Intel and Cisco and in the process completely changed our world. Directed by award-winning filmmakers Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller (BALLETS RUSSES) and narrated by best-selling author Po Bronson, SOMETHING VENTURED will have its World premiere at this year’s South by Southwest Film Festival. SOMETHING VENTURED was Executive Produced by Miralan […]

Magnolia Catches SXSW Marijuana Documentary ‘Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja’ | Trailer

Magnolia Catches SXSW Marijuana Documentary ‘Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja’ | Trailer

  Magnolia Pictures announced they have acquired SQUARE GROUPER: THE GODFATHERS OF GANJA, a wildly entertaining doc about pot smuggling in 1970s South Florida from Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman of rakontur, the filmmakers behind the globally popular Cocaine Cowboys series and ESPN’s The U. Named after the bales of marijuana that were often caught in the warm Florida coastal waters by unsuspecting fishermen, SQUARE GROUPER is a vivid portrait of South Florida’s pot smuggling […]

Jerry Weintraub documentary His Way headed to HBO

Jerry Weintraub documentary His Way headed to HBO

Legendary film producer and personal manager Jerry Weintraub steps out from behind the scenes as he takes his turn in the spotlight with the feature-length documentary HIS WAY, acquired by HBO Documentary Films from Polsky Films. Directed by Oscar® nominee Douglas McGrath, produced by Emmy®- and Peabody-winning documentary producer Graydon Carter, Alan Polsky and Gabe Polsky, and executive produced by Oscar® winner Steven Soderbergh and Audrey Rosenberg, HIS WAY chronicles the five-decade career of the […]

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network add Yoav Potash’s documentary “Crime After Crime” | Trailer

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network add Yoav Potash’s documentary “Crime After Crime” | Trailer

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced that it has acquired Yoav Potash’s documentary “Crime After Crime.”  Crime After Crime screened at 2011 Sundance Film Festival in U.S. Documentary Competition category. In 1983, Deborah Peagler, a woman brutally abused by her boyfriend, was sentenced to 25 years-to-life for her connection to his murder. Twenty years later, as she languished in prison, a California law allowing incarcerated domestic-violence survivors to reopen their cases was passed. Enter a pair […]

Sundance Selects goes for Errol Morris’ documentary Tabloid

Sundance Selects goes for Errol Morris’ documentary Tabloid

Sundance Selects announced yesterday that the company is acquiring North American rights to Errol Morris’ highly acclaimed documentary TABLOID.  The dark, funny and altogether surreal film was one of the standout hits at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival winning indieWIRE’s critics poll for Best Documentary.   The film was produced by Morris regular collaborators Julie Bilson Ahlberg (THE FOG OF WAR, STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE), and Mark Lipson, (THE THIN BLUE LINE, co-produced FAST, CHEAP AND […]

Peter D. Richardson’s New Feature Documentary, “How To Die In Oregon” Headed To Sundance Film Festival And HBO

Peter D. Richardson’s New Feature Documentary, “How To Die In Oregon” Headed To Sundance Film Festival And HBO

Peter D. Richardson’s new feature documentary, “How to Die in Oregon”, will premiere in competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and will have its broadcast premiere on HBO in 2011. In 1994 Oregon became the first state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. How to Die in Oregon gently enters the lives of terminally ill Oregonians to illuminate the power of death with dignity. “How to Die in Oregon” tells the stories of terminally ill Oregonians, […]